The Arabian Gulf Julie Felgar managing director for environmental policy and incorporation for Boeing commercial airplanes said the venture consists the usage of nutrient-rich water from local aquaculture ventures to irrigate the salicornia
Canopy heights did not vary significantly by location for any specific species but did vary by month for Salicornia
Pilot Phase: Project Salicornia
, Halophyte Cultivation in Sonora,
The research which commenced a year ago also entails basic agronomic research on the halophyte Salicornia
bigelovii, which is still currently in progress.
, a salty, crunchy plant known in culinary circles as the salad herb "samphire", has traditionally been prized as an ingredient for haute cuisine.
The PARC has identified three salt tolerant plants including Jatropha, Salicornia
and Castor oil plant which could grow in salt marshes on sea beaches and could even sustain for five years without water, he remarked.
1998) reported that Najdi lambs fed diets containing Salicornia
stems tended to gain weight faster than those fed diets containing Rhodes grass hay.
ISAS uses effluent from seawater aquaculture as a natural fertilizer to cultivate sizable plantations of salicornia
, a naturally salt resistant plant capable of yielding large volumes of high grade vegetable oil for use as a biofuel feedstock.
, a succulent plant that can grow in either fresh or salt water, has traditionally been seen as a source of food.
The integrated approach uses saltwater to create an aquaculture-based farming system in parallel with the growth of the mangrove forests and Salicornia
, a plant that thrives in salty water.
The partnership said saltwater will be used "to create an aquaculture-based seafood farming system in parallel with the growth of mangrove forests and salicornia
, a plant that thrives in salty conditions.
was reared from leaf litter beneath Salicornia
(Chenopodaceae) and Phragmites (Graminae) in Malta (Ebejer 1996) and from a rodent nest on a beach in southern Spain (Ebejer & Deeming 1997).
The study will examine the overall potential for sustainable, large-scale production of biofuels made from salicornia
bigelovii and saltwater mangroves - plants known as halophytes.
Several readers wrote in about other promising biofuel organisms and approaches, including hemp and salt-tolerant plants such as succulent species of Salicornia
, that did not appear in my article because of lack of space.
The role of Salicornia
herhacea in ovariectomy-induced oxidative stress.